On This Day

What Happened on February 24, 1797

Historical Events

Last Invasion of Britain

Colonel William Tate and his force of 1,000-1,500 soldiers surrender after the Last Invasion of Britain (according to legend, to Welsh women in tall black hats, mistaken for elite guards regiment)

Famous Birthdays

  • Samuel Lover, composer
1797 Highlights

About February 24, 1797

Day of the Week: Friday
How Long Ago? 225 years, 3 months and 27 days
Leap Year: No

Star Sign: Pisces